January 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
Asian Studies Center and Film Studies Program present: Lawrence Liang

Sedition and the Enforcement of Compulsory Affection

LAWRENCE LIANG, Professor of Law, Ambedkar University

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March 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
Colloquium: Dana Gioia

Humanities Center presents Dana Gioia.

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March 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
Colloquium: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Humanities Center presents a colloquium with responses by Yona Harvey and Tony Norman.


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February 16, 2017 - 12:30pm
Colloquium: Peace Under the Orange Tree

Humanities Center presents Visiting Fellow, Heonik Kwon, Colloquium "Peace Under the Orange Tree: Civil War and the Amity of Kinship"

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February 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
Visiting Fellow, Heonik Kwon

Humanities Center lecture: "Remembering the Cold War"

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February 2, 2017 - 12:30pm
Colloquium: Effective/Defective James Baldwin

Humanities Center presents Visiting Fellow, Robert Reid-Pharr, Colloquium

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January 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
Visiting Fellow, Robert Reid-Pharr

Humanities Center lecture "Archives of Flesh: African America, Spain, and Post-Humanist Critique"

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March 2, 2017 - 6:30pm
Tonya Foster and Mabel Wilson Present

Center for African American Poetry and Poetics event with Poet Tonya Foster and architect Mabel Wilson.  

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February 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
Erasing Basquiat

Center for African American Poetry and Poetics presents Erasing Basquiat: Lecture by Christian Campbell.

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January 24, 2017 - 5:30pm
Autobio(myth)ography & Collaboration

Center for African American Poetry and Poetics presents an interactive poetry workshop facilitated by CAAPP Assistant Director Lauren Russell.

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January 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary presents: Rhythm of Justice

Third Annual Lecture and Community Conversation on Race and Faith

How can our faith and civic communities inspire prophetic action against the social injustices of our day?... View >

November 15, 2016 - 9:00am
Job Talk: Piotr Gwiazda

"Enhanced Interrogation Techniques: Poetry, Translation, and the News"

Piotr Gwiazda, Professor of English at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), will... View >

December 9, 2016 - 8:00pm
Michael Chabon in Conversation

Michael Chabon in Conversation

One final event that will be sponsored by the Year of Humanities: a public conversation with Michael Chabon, a Pulitzer-... View >

December 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
Speaker: Nathaniel Rivers

The ANT and the Frenchman: Tracing Rhetoric Through Bruno Latour

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November 3, 2016 - 8:30pm
The Writing Program presents Martha Collins

Please join us for a reading by the noted poet Martha Collins.  Martha’s latest book, from the University of Pittsburgh Press, is ADMIT ONE. Using a wide variety of documentary sources, including... View >